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Coten End Primary School
Coten End Primary School, Coten End, Warwick CV34 4NP
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Coten End Primary is a large, very popular, 3-form entry school situated in Warwick with 654 pupils on roll.

We are very proud of our dedicated and caring staff team; hard-working and well-behaved children; vibrant learning environment and supportive parents and carers. We are committed to ensuring that children of all abilities and backgrounds achieve their very best in everything they do. We are also committed to growing the talent in all our staff, enabling them to flourish and succeed.

We are looking to recruit 2 enthusiastic, resilient and experienced Level 2 Teaching Assistants to join our SEN support team. Working under the overall supervision of the class teacher, SENDCo, and Inclusion Manager, the successful applicants will assist, support and plan teaching and learning, provide for general care, safety and welfare of one pupil and work with other individuals or groups of pupils with special educational needs. The start date of the posts is 01 September 2024. One position is Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 3.30pm (term-time only), and we are also looking for a TA who will work Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 12.00noon.  

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the qualifications, skills and experience outlined in the job description.

Key Requirements: 

•    Hold a recognised and relevant NVQ level 2 qualification and have undertaken other appropriate training (preferably leading to national standards at NVQ level 3) or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, experience and skills.
•    Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths at grades A* – C or 4 - 9.
•    Have good communication and listening skills and be able to present information verbally and in writing to others.
•    Have experience of TA work.
•    Have attended further training on aspects of the curriculum or areas of specific special need (e.g. ASC/attachment disorder/PDA).
•    Understand school’s policies and how they relate to local and national frameworks/policies (e.g. child protection, health and safety, equal opportunities, SEN).
•    Have good level of knowledge and understanding of SEN and areas of the curriculum.
•    Can use ICT effectively to support learning and use other technology equipment.
•    Can plan own work when required.
•    Can transfer theory/training into practice.
•    Can solve problems and can exercise initiative and independent action.
•    Proactive in offering ideas.
•    Demonstrate full understanding of safeguarding issues within a school setting.

How to Apply

If you are interested in either post please complete an application form and email this to

The closing date for applications is Monday 15th July at 9.00am. Please be aware that strong applications may be considered upon receipt.
Interviews will take place on Thursday 19th July.
If you are not contacted then your application has been unsuccessful.

Visits to the school are encouraged, please contact the school office on 01926 491329 to make an appointment. Should you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Liz Munday (SENDCo) or Mrs Kerry Pope (Inclusion Manager) on 01926 491329 or email

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects and all staff, parents and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and online searches will be done as part of due diligence checks.

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